#GT3
The Audi R8 LMS sets new benchmarks in GT sport
#GT3 - The Audi R8 LMS sets new benchmarks in GT sport
A true GT3 race series featuring the world's most powerful sports cars and personalities. The Pirelli World Challenge focuses on a true sprint format that limits the race to 50 or 60 minutes maximum. There is no shortage of action as teams, cars, and drivers, must compete on the edge from the very start to win.


Pirelli World
Challenge Overview

The Pirelli World Challenge provides Audi an opportunity to showcase the GT3 version of the Audi R8 LMS race car. Inside the cockpit, drivers enjoy ABS and traction control which are options that are not available in the IMSA series . The production car based series focuses on 50 minute sprint or 60 minute endurance races with a unique standing start. The Audi R8 LMS competes in the GT and GTA classes and the Audi RS 3 LMS competes in the TC class.


Participating Teams

The Audi R8 LMS begin racing in PWC during the 2012 season. Over the years, Audi Sport customer racing has supported up to 11 cars on race weekends. The grass roots racing program began with GMG Racing's James Sofronas, competing in the GT/GTA class, and now includes several top level teams including Magnus Racing, McCann Racing, and M1 GT Racing. The new Audi RS 3 LMS USA Clubsport teams include C360R, SAC Racing and Berg Racing.


2017 Pirelli World Challenge Schedule

MAR 10-12 | Streets of St. Petersburg - St. Petersburg, Fla.
APR 07-09 | Streets of Long Beach - Long Beach, Calif.
APR 28-30 | Virginia International Raceway - Alton, Va.
MAY 19-21 | Canadian Tire Motorsport Park - Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
MAY 26-27 | Lime Rock Park; Lakeville - Conn.
JUN 23-25 | Road America, Elkhart Lake - Wisc.
JUL 28-30 | Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course - Lexington, Ohio
AUG 11-13 | Utah Motorsports Campus - Grantsville, Utah
SEP 01-03 | Circuit of the Americas (COTA) - Austin, Texas
SEP 15-17 | Sonoma Raceway - Sonoma, Calif.
OCT 13-15 | Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
(With SRO International GT Challenge) - Salinas, Calif.

Connect with PWC Audi R8 LMS and RS 3 LMS Teams
#worldchallenge
@WCRacing
YouTube – World Challenge TV

M1 GT Racing
M1gtracing.com
  www.facebook.com/M1GTRacing
  www.twitter.com/M1GTRacing

Magnus Racing
Magnusracing.com
  racingmagnus
  @magnusracing

McCann Racing
  McCannRacing
  @McCannRacing

Berg Racing
  BERG-Racing-104759669577865
  #berg_racing
  @BERGracing

C360R
  c360r
  #C360R
  @C360R

SAC Racing
  Sacracingteam
  #S.A.C.Racing
  @SAC_Racing

You may also connect with Audi Motorsport at:
www.audi-motorsport.info
  Audi Sport App on iTunes
  www.facebook.com/audisport
  www.twitter.com/audi__sport




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